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Today's News

  • Rogers-Daniels

    Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Gupton and Mr. Joe Rogers, all of Greensburg, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Williams Rogers, to Michael Patrick Daniels, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marc Daniels of Campbellsville.

    Rogers is the granddaughter of Margaret Dean Williams of Summersville and the late Elmore Williams and Mr. and Mrs. Joe G. Rogers.

    Daniels is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Danvil Lockard and Mr. and Mrs. George Daniels.

  • Brown plans to eventually teach, coach

    Taylor County High School catcher Mikey Brown will continue calling the pitching signals after signing with Lindsey Wilson College on Wednesday morning.

    "It's close to home and it seems to be like a good school to go to," Brown said of his decision to cast his lot with coach Mike Talley's Blue Raiders.

    "I'll have to make the big adjustment going from high school to college," Brown reckoned of his toughest move to the Columbia NAIA school.

    Brown wants to major in education and eventually teach history along with a coaching career.

  • Former religious educator is CKNJ summer intern

    A former religious educator with an itch to write has joined the Central Kentucky News-Journal this summer as an editorial intern.

    Larry Rowell, whose resume says he is "traveled, experienced, diplomatic," started Monday and will be covering and photographing a variety of assignments during a 10-week internship co-sponsored by the Kentucky Press Association.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for the week of May 19 are, from left, front: Justin Mardis, Jessica Chappell, Steven Richerson, Amanda Posey and Adam Rainwater. Back: Chris Wright, Chris Corkery, Russell DeSpain, Jeddi Chaistain and Blake Herron. Not pictured are Kendra Webb, Trevor McWhorter, Megan Peake, Shane Morris, Hailey Gregory, Bryce McDaniel, David White, Dillion Mays, Samantha Lile, Isaac Harris, Brandie Cox, Michael Coulter, Jefra Bland, Hannah Allen, Courtney Smith, James Abt, Matt Mooseman and Gabe Dickerson.

  • Scott-Sharpe

    Jessica Ellen Scott and James Tyler Sharpe exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, March 8 at the Green County Country Club.

    Bro. Larry Wisdom performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Caroline Scott of Greensburg and the late Randall Johnny Holly. Her grandparents are the late Troy and Myrtie Scott.

    The groom is the son of James and Peggy Sharpe of Greensburg. He is the grandson of L.C. and Elizabeth Estes of Greensburg and the late Edward and Mary Sharpe.

    The couple's 3 1/2-year-old son, James Briley Sharpe, escorted his mother down the aisle.

  • Quilligan-Angel

    Carolyn Greer Quilligan of Danville and James Benjamin Angel of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Angel is the son of Dr. James and Sherri Angel of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Jane Angel of Bradfordsville and the late John Angel, Thomas Sapp and Edith Sapp.

    He is a second-year student at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

    Quilligan is the daughter of Thomas and Lois Quilligan of Danville. Her grandparents are Doris Quilligan of Cincinnati, Ohio and the late William Quilligan, John Winget and Carolyn Winget.

  • City prepares alcohol ordinance

    Campbellsville City Council should have an alcohol ordinance to consider within at least two months.

    "I estimate a regulatory ordinance will be completed within 60 days of Election Day," said City Attorney John Bertram. "The regulatory ordinance covers licensing and operation of hotels, motels, inns and restaurants."

    Voters living within the City approved the sale of alcohol in restaurants seating at least 50 people as long as the drinks are served in conjunction with a meal. Restaurants must derive at least 70 percent of their income from the sale a food.

  • Relay for Life begins Friday

    Taylor County Relay for Life events begin Friday at Taylor County High School. The annual event raises money for the American Cancer Society. This year's theme refers to movies.

    Events begin at 5 p.m. A schedule of events follows.

    - 5 to 7 p.m. - Teams arrive and set up.

    - 7 to 8 p.m. - Opening ceremonies. The national anthem will be performed by Allie Hash. The prayer will be led by Dave Collie. Taylor County Jr. Color Guard, Hannah Ellis, Clint Graham and Zach Sharp will also perform.

    - 8 to 8:30 p.m. - Kick off and instructions.

  • Long-time News-Journal publisher to retire

    A journalism career that started 36 years ago in Campbellsville looks like it will end in nearly the same place.

    Central Kentucky News-Journal Publisher Richard RoBards, 61, announced last Tuesday to his staff that he will be retiring effective the end of June.

    "It's been great to work for a company for a full 36-year career, doing something you love and with people and a community you enjoy," RoBards said. "I've been blessed beyond belief, really. I couldn't have asked for a better place to live, raise a family and work."

  • Jury finds man not guilty of drug charges

    A Taylor County jury found a Campbellsville man not guilty of drug and other charges last week.

    Nathaniel "Nate" Lee Cubit, 27, of Greenhill Drive faced a jury and Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, May 27.

    Cubit was indicted in August 2007 along with Efrain Granados Duncan, 31, of Sharon Street in Campbellsville on charges of first-degree selling cocaine, a second offense for Cubit and Duncan, and being first-degree persistent felony offenders.

    Duncan was accused of selling cocaine to another person and initially receiving the drugs from Cubit.